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by Lou27
Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years

Hi Andy Yes, you're right this has all arisen as we're looking at the possibility of reproducing said portrait. Have approached art publisher/printer stating broad circumstances/provinance. They are interested, but cite that 1911 law clearly states that 25 years after the artists death all rights re...
by Lou27
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years

Hi Andy Thank you very much for your comprehensive reply. Apologies for the delay-internet and log-in issues have prevented posting sooner. Our situation is a little complicated in that said portrait was passed down in our family after being gifted from the original commissioner (but not specificall...
by Lou27
Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Old commissioned portrait-copyright reverting to artists estate after 25 years

Hi Hoping you can help clarify as I can't find a specific answer after much research. If a painted work was created in the 30's by an artist who died in the 60's, is it true that the laws of the time that it was created apply to that work today? Specifically, will the copyright (if it was assigned t...